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Innovate Your Business, Technology

Box and Microsoft Join Forces to Offer Improved Collaboration Tools for Office 365


From Excel to Word and PowerPoint, thousands of people across the country use Microsoft products to manage their businesses. But with an expanding team, it can be challenging to ensure that your employees are collaborating effectively – so companies turn to cloud file sharing companies, like Box, SharePoint and Dropbox, to make it easier. This… Read more

Cash Flow, Fund Your Business

Throwback Thursday: Small Business Cash Flow Management Article Roundup


Small business cash flow management issues are something we see a lot of small business owners struggle with. While these issues can arise for a variety of reasons, the good news is that most of them are fairly common and can be remedied. Probably the cash flow issue we see most commonly is among new small… Read more

Financial Management, Fund Your Business

7 Strategies for Turning Unpaid Client Bills into Cash


If there’s one pet peeve the majority of business owners share, it’s not getting paid on time by clients. Late payments mean you jeopardize your ability to pay your own vendors – and even employees – on time, and it stunts your ability to grow your business. There are remedies to this problem, though. Try… Read more

Grow Your Business, Social Media

How Not to Become a Social Media Casualty Like 50 Shades of Grey Author E.L. James


Using social media for online promotions can be a great tool for launching a new product. But if you’re not careful, it can go terribly wrong. In 2013, J.P. Morgan Chase cancelled a Twitter chat after just a few hours because they were getting hounded with questions and negative comments about their role in the… Read more

Branding, Innovate Your Business

Service Initiatives to Drive Your Small Business Brand


This is the decade of the social business. Companies that engage meaningfully with their community about things that matter to that community have a huge advantage over those that do not. The first and easiest way to get in on the action is to talk about what you do for your customers, engaging around their… Read more

Branding, Innovate Your Business

Real Graphic Designers Share the Secrets to Great Small Business Logo Design


We’ve talked about how building a brand is more than just choosing a logo, but your business’ logo still matters. Good logo design can help a small business stand out from the competition, attract interest from prospective customers and concisely communicate the company’s personality, values and key selling points. Even if your business logo never… Read more

Branding, Innovate Your Business

3 Ways That Attending Conferences Can Help Build Your Brand


My home state of Iowa hosts an annual entrepreneurship conference called Entrefest, where entrepreneurs come together to learn from each other, hear from top experts in various fields related to business and entrepreneurship, pitch their new business ideas and make connections with potential investors. Seeing the success of Entrefest reminded me of some of the… Read more

Branding, Innovate Your Business

Lessons from Marketing Guru Seth Godin About Building a Brand


Seth Godin is one of the world’s most influential marketing bloggers. A best-selling author, speaker and prognosticator, Seth has an uncanny ability to interpret the latest technology trends and cultural shifts in a way that reminds business owners how to navigate the latest changes while staying true to their vision and treating customers with respect…. Read more

Content Marketing, Grow Your Business

Rock Content Marketing: How to Double Website Traffic & Triple Customers [WEBINAR RECAP]


  Thanks to all the attendees of June webinar, Rock Content Marketing: How to Double Website Traffic & Triple Customers, with Kabbage’s own Jeanna Barrett, Head of Inbound & Content Marketing. If you missed the webinar, you can view the video playback on our Kabbage Kam Webinars YouTube Channel and view the slides on our SlideShare. Both the… Read more

Innovate Your Business, Website Design

How to Take Product Image Pictures That Don’t Suck

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If you’re a small business selling online, whether it’s on Etsy, eBay or on your own ecommerce site, quality product image pictures are everything. In fact, an eBay study that reviewed 6.8 million listings found that adding photos with better quality resulted in 5 percent more sales. There are some pretty hideous product pictures out… Read more

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